Historic Location of FreeBSD Security Advisories
[Last updated: Sun Oct 21 12:50:48 UTC 2007]
This is the historic location for FreeBSD security advisories and patches,
and contains an archive of files referenced in this location. Current
security advisiories and patches are now located at:
FreeBSD Security Advisories
[Historic content below last updated: Mon Mar 16 20:06:40 MET 1998]
This directory hierarchy is maintained to assist users of FreeBSD in
the tracking and resolution of security related issues.
Security resources available to FreeBSD users:
- PGP Key for Security Officers
- advisories of security issues that may
potentially affect FreeBSD sites.
- patches to work around
or solve security issues described in advisories.
The FreeBSD project has selected two individuals who are well
known in the security community to act as liasons to all
security incident response teams. Please always use the
security officer alias to report security issues that should
remain confidential. PGP encrypted mail is both accepted and
encouraged to maintain privacy.
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